From our sisters at BlackHer: We're so pleased to share our BlackHer Holiday Guide with you.From jewelry to soap to art, we hope you enjoy these special gifts. We're also honored to highlight great books by some of our BlackHer Sheroes. Check them out! Sign-up here for updates from The BGG so you don’t miss the latest posts! You can keep up to date with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram too. Don't forget to listen to our podcasts here. You can donate to support The BGG'
We are celebrating Native American Heritage Month on The BGG podcast! All month long during Native American Heritage month, host A’shanti Gholar is speaking with native women in politics. On this episode, A’shanti talks to Paulette Jordan, former state representative of Idaho and the 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor of Idaho. She talks about how an attack on tribal sovereignty motivated her to take action, and what it took to flip a seat. The Brown Girl's Guide to Politi
Let’s have a real talk moment: Most of our elected officials do not reflect the American population. Now’s the time to make sure that diversity is reflected in every single political office of the U.S. On Tuesday, November 12, we are celebrating National Run for Office Day and we’re asking you to commit to (or at least think about) running for office. We need more folks running for state and local positions. State Senate, local school boards, hell even dog catcher, we just ne
We are celebrating Native American Heritage Month on The BGG podcast! All month long during Native American Heritage month, host A’shanti Gholar is speaking with native women in politics. On this episode, A’shanti talks to Peggy Flanagan, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, and Tashia Arnold, Program Associate at the Center for Native American Youth. They talk about stepping into politics as native women and creating space for other native people to take a seat at the table. Th
The BGG Podcast is back! On the first episode of Season 2 of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics podcast. On this episode, host A’shanti Gholar talks to Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore, the authors of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics. They have a live discussion at Howard University about rising up as women of color in politics and how they continue to open doors. The Brown Girl's Guide to Politics Podcast is all about amplifying the voices of women
We want to hear from The BGG community for Native American Heritage Month! As part of our 2019 Native American Heritage Month Series, we are looking to share inspirational stories from Native American women in politics! If you are interested in writing for us, here are the guidelines: The post should relate to an aspect of your political journey such as: Why/how you got involved in politics Your desire to run for office or why you ran for office (if applicable) Why we need mo
Candi CdeBaca was elected to the Denver City Council in 2019. The Councilwoman represents District 9. What is your first political memory that made you say, “I love politics.” Getting $5 to go and drop off flyers about a class action lawsuit in our neighborhood. I was in elementary school. What made you decide to run for office? Witnessing the involuntary displacement of my students and community members who were organizing with me for a healthier community. What advice do yo